India has recorded 535 new coronavirus infections, while the active cases have decreased to 6,168 from 6,591, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday. The death count has increased to 5,31,854 with five deaths which includes three fatalities reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated. The Covid case tally was recorded at 4.49 crore… Continue reading "India reports 535 new covid cases in 24 hours, 5 deaths"
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with chief ministers over the Covid situation at 4.30pm today amid the surge in coronavirus cases due to its Omicron variant. Reviewing the Covid situation at a high-level meeting on Sunday, Modi had called for ensuring adequate health infrastructure at the district level and accelerating the vaccination drive for adolescents in mission mode. Modi… Continue reading "Modi to interact with Chief Ministers over Covid situation today"
Tamilnadu government on Thursday slashed the Covid test charge at the private laboratories in the state from Rs 1,200 to Rs 900. The new rate will be applicable to those who are not covered under the government-sponsored Chief Minister’s Health Insurance Scheme. The order said that labs can charge an additional Rs 300 if samples are collected from home. Around… Continue reading "Covid test rates reduced in Tamilnadu"